Update on Civil Reforms Meeting with Mr Justice Briss and His Honour Judge Pearce

We are pleased to announce our latest judicial event, update on Civil Reforms Meeting with Mr Justice Briss and His Honour Judge Pearce There are currently a number of reform projects underway relating to civil justice. As a member of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee Mr Justice Birss will provide an update on those projects, […]


VIP Star Ball Offer for Manchester Law Society


NEW Crown Court Liaison and Diversion Service

We’d like to invite you to a drop-in session where you can: meet the team learn about the service find out about the support we can offer to people going through the criminal justice system     Date: Wednesday 14 August Time: 1.30pm – 4.00pm Venue: Court Room 16, Manchester Crown Square For more information […]


Important information regarding probate fees

Dear Solicitor, On the 1st July ‘19 an amendment to Probate courts fees was laid by way of statutory instrument under THE COURT FEES (MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS) ORDER 2019 – 2019 No. 1063 (L. 7) ( and will come into force on Monday 22 July ‘19. The amended fees order makes changes to the copy document […]


MLS Advantage Member, SearchFlow, appoints new managing director

24 July 2019 SearchFlow appoints new managing director SearchFlow – the UK’s leading provider of property search solutions and legal reports – has today announced the appointment of Tom Quirke as managing director.  Tom, who has almost twenty years senior management experience in Internationally-recognised businesses, including De La Rue and Motorola, will drive SearchFlow’s business […]


ATE Insurers – Access to Justice

Yesterdays judgement that has come out of The Court of Appeal is a brilliant result for both Claimants and ATE insurers after many years of ongoing disputes and is a superb victory in the ongoing battle for Access to Justice. One of our Manchester Law Society Advantage members – Palladium Insurance, who are specialists in Clinical […]


Document Technology Has Evolved. Have You?

Since the inception of the cloud, the traditional office has been tipped upside-down. This ultimately makes processes easier, faster and more agile. However, this comes with a different set of challenges and issues that need to be addressed. At Docutech Office Solutions we make it our business to know your business before we can offer […]


New Recruitment Venture from Professional Choice Consultancy

Professional Choice Consultancy has widened its portfolio to offer a tailored recruitment service to law firms and their specialist suppliers. The service has been launched after extensive consultation within the legal sector and is purposely designed to meet the niche recruitment needs of this discrete professional grouping. PCC principal Bill Kirby said: “Our research has […]


New Conveyancing Indemnity Insurance Product from Palladium Insurance

Manchester Law Society Advantage member, Palladium Insurance, has announced that it has launched a new range of conveyancing indemnity insurance policies to complement the existing, wide range of After the Event insurance policies that are currently offered to Manchester Law Society members and a large number of other solicitors nationwide. When creating our conveyancing range […]



Victims of terrorism do not automatically get legal aid for representation at lengthy and complex Coroner’s inquests.  You may have seen the reports in the national press about this injustice in respect of the Westminster and London Bridge inquests.  Lawyers for the families have argued that it is unreasonable to expect the bereaved to represent […]